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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Wide Receiver

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Remembering The Trade Of Santonio Holmes To The Jets Four Years Ago

It was four years ago Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded away wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a measly fifth-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, but that trade couldn’t have worked out any better. Holmes, who was about to enter into the final year of his rookie contract at […]

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Jets Release Former Steelers WR Santonio Holmes

The New York Jets have just released former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes. Holmes was a highly productive player for Mark Sanchez and the Jets in his first couple of seasons in New York, but he has been highly limited over the past two seasons due to significant injuries. The Steelers drafted Holmes out […]

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Recapping The Steelers Free Agency Signings During The Kevin Colbert Era – 2005 Season

We are another day closer to the start of the 2014 free agency signing period and continue on now with our look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers free agent signings dating back to 2000, when Kevin Colbert became the general manager. So far we have recapped the first five years of Colbert’s tenure in Pittsburgh […]

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Santonio Holmes Back To Pittsburgh? Not A Chance

The New York Jets are expected to make wide receiver Santonio Holmes a salary cap casualty between now and the start of the new league year and there’s been more than one person that has asked me if I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers might be interested in bringing him back if the price is right. […]

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Report: Jets Expected To Have Interest In Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders During Free Agency

The New York Jets are looking to upgrade their wide receiver positions during the offseason and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders appears to be a free agent on their radar. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets covet the services of not only Sanders, but Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver […]

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Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Wide Receivers

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Today, a look at the Steelers’ wide receiver group. Antonio Brown: It’s safe to say nobody is regretting the Santonio Holmes trade anymore. Brown, the team’s 2013 MVP, became a legitimate #1 wide receiver. He hauled in 110 […]

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Steelers Jets Week 6 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 6 Sunday game against the New York Jets. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones NT Hebron Fangupo WR Markus Wheaton C Cody Wallace T Mike Adams RB Isaac Redman LB Chris Carter Jets WR Santonio Holmes […]

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Jets Injury Report: CB Antonio Cromartie Questionable; TE Kellen Winslow Suspended Four Games

The New York Jets have released their final injury report for their Sunday game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and they very well could be without the services of cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip, knee), who suffered a hyper-extended knee Thursday during goal line drills. Cromartie did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable heading into […]

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Jets Injury Report: TE Kellen Winslow Remains Sidelined With Knee Problem

The Thursday injury report for the New York Jets is now in and it includes a few changes from the one released on Wednesday. For a second straight day, wide receiver Santonio Holmes (foot, hamstring), cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring) and TE Kellen Winslow (knee) failed to practice. Holmes and Milliner are almost certain not to […]

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Jets Injury Report: WR Santonio Holmes Remains Sidelined With Hamstring Injury

The New York Jets will host the Pittsburgh Steelers this coming Sunday, but they will likely be without the services of wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) once again. The Steelers former first-round draft pick missed practice again Wednesday with a strained hamstring that suffered during the loss to the Tennessee Titans a few weeks ago […]

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Antonio Brown – Security Blanket

By Matthew Marczi Antonio Brown is in his first season as the top receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and so far, he is making the most of it, putting up some very impressive numbers. Take, for example, Ben Roethlisberger’s completion percentage when targeting Brown thus far this season. Roethlisberger has thrown the ball in Brown’s […]

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The Story Of Guy Whimper

By Matthew Marczi With a few days now gone by since the final 53-man roster was first tallied and the Pittsburgh Steelers seemingly done making roster moves, it certainly appears that journeyman offensive lineman Guy Whimper is here to stay, at least for now. So what exactly does that mean for the 2013 season? As […]

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Steelers Starting Running Back Battle Will Be Fun To Watch

By Matthew Marczi Of the five new starters—or starters in new positions, as is the case for Marcus Gilbert—that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be bringing to the offensive huddle in Week 1 of the 2013 season, we have already covered four. However, those positions are already all but resolved; the final position legitimately appears to […]

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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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Steelers Immaculate Reception Named Best Fourth Down Play Of All-Time

To celebrate the 4th of July on Thursday, the NFL Network had a segment dedicated to the top 10 plays all-time on fourth down, and it should come as no surprise that the Immaculate Reception was tops on the list. That topic resulted in me searching for other big plays made over the years by […]

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Character Counts – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part IV

By Matthew Marczi Despite the organization’s strong reputation, the Pittsburgh Steelers have come across their fair share of public relations hiccups through the years thanks to the behavior of their players. They once stood behind a player who shot at a police helicopter. Then, years later, they unceremoniously dumped one player who sucker punched a […]

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Tolerance And Hypocrisy – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part III

By Matthew Marczi As with any professional sports organization that has been around for more than a few years, the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers is not without its shadowy figures from time to time. Of course, with the advent of 24-hour sports networks, social media, and amateur paparazzi, it is all the more difficult […]

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\”Time to Die\” – Misbehavior Is Relative In The World Of Professional Sports – Part I

By Matthew Marczi “Time to die” is the text that got former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey in trouble back in 2010. It was a text message to his girlfriend that led to a felony stalking charge that was later knocked down to a misdemeanor after Rainey agreed to take an anger management course […]

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Ike Taylor: Consistency, Not Interceptions Define His Game

By Jeremy Hritz Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was playing some of the best football of his career before his season ended on a broken ankle against the Baltimore Ravens on December 4th. While he was not picking off passes in bunches, Taylor continued quietly in his staple role with the Steelers as defender of […]

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What To Expect From Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders In 2013

By Matthew Marczi These two facts have been well established for some time now: that former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is gone, and that the Steelers intend to rely on fourth-year pro Emmanuel Sanders to replace him in the starting lineup. What is yet to be understood is what we should expect to […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 3rd Round Pick – WR Markus Wheaton – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 5110, Weight: 189, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.40, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.50, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.59    225 Lb. Bench Reps: 20, Vertical Jump: […]

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Return Of Emmanuel Sanders Means Plaxico Burress Is Not A Lock To Make The 2013 Roster

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots, we have a firmer grasp of what the wide position depth chart will look like heading into training camp. To begin with, Sanders will obviously now […]

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NFL.com March Madness – Vote For The Steelers Greatest Play In NFL history

NFL.com has their own version of March Madness going on right now as they have bracketed up the 64 best plays ever for you to vote on. The tournament is already in the second round and the voting for that round ends today. The remaining plays that feature the Pittsburgh Steelers are below: The Immaculate […]

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Steelers Changes In 2013 A Good Thing: Don’t Bet On A 6-10 Season

By Jeremy Hritz Across the world for many Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the sky is falling, and optimism for the 2013 season has all but dissipated and has been replaced by a pessimism that is forecasting a 6-10 season or worse. While the first week of free agency has not provided many reasons to celebrate with […]

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2012 NFL Week 4 TOX Stats

Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and here are the TOX stats for the week along with the year to date numbers for all 32 teams at the bottom. The +2 or better number was back on track this week as it finished 10-1. That brings the year to date […]

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